Greeneville, Tennessee Population 2021

14,693
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Greeneville is a city located in Greene County Tennessee. It is also the county seat of Greene County. With a 2020 population of 14,693, it is the 38th largest city in Tennessee and the 2346th largest city in the United States . Greeneville is currently declining at a rate of -0.67% annually and its population has decreased by -2.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,062 in 2010. Greeneville reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 17 miles, Greeneville has a population density of 864 people per square mile.

The average household income in Greeneville is $55,065 with a poverty rate of 18.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $587 per month, and the median house value is $129,000. The median age in Greeneville is 42.3 years, 39.9 years for males, and 44.9 years for females.

Greeneville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Greenevillewas:

  • White: 91.27%
  • Black or African American: 4.32%
  • Two or more races: 2.52%
  • Other race: 0.88%
  • Native American: 0.46%
  • Asian: 0.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.23%
The current population of Greeneville, Tennessee is 14,693 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,891.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,062.

Greeneville, Tennessee Population 2021

2020 and 2021 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202168,879-95-0.14%
202068,974-95-0.14%
201969,069-95-0.14%
201869,1643430.50%
201768,8212920.42%
201668,529-57-0.08%
201568,5861220.18%
201468,4641280.19%
201368,336-424-0.62%
201268,760-413-0.60%
201169,1733390.49%
201068,8340.00%

Greeneville Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,63891.27%
Black or African American6454.32%
Two or More Races3762.52%
Some Other Race1320.88%
American Indian and Alaska Native680.46%
Asian490.33%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander340.23%
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Greeneville Population by Race

Greeneville Population Pyramid $2021

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Greeneville Median Age

42.3


Total

39.9


Male

44.9


Female

Greeneville Adults

There are 11,769 adults, (3,081 of whom are seniors) in Greeneville.

Greeneville Age Dependency

72

Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Greeneville Sex Ratio

Female

8,082

54.09%

Male

6,860

45.91%

Greeneville Population by Age

Greeneville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Greeneville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male19.7%80.3%
Female33%67%
Non Family46.9%53.1%
All54%46%
Married75.6%24.4%

54.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Greeneville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,0752.3154
Non Family2,5261.0946.9
Married2,2463.0875.6
Female1,0643.2633
Male2393.8219.7

3.09

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Greeneville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4804.53%
9th to 12th Grade1,14310.78%
High School Graduate3,61034.04%
Some College2,44723.07%
Associates Degree5174.88%
Bachelors Degree1,56414.75%
Graduate Degree8447.96%
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Greeneville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Greeneville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White9,5618,0872,298
Black48344985
Hispanic33025026
2+ Races18615425
Native American6868
Other Race4740
Islander3434
Asian11

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 24.04%.

Greeneville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,727$37,925$27,953
Less Than 9th Grade$17,171$19,712$
High School Graduate$23,051$27,561$20,983
Some College$36,711$44,242$25,482
Bachelors Degree$36,984$39,266$35,389
Graduate Degree$54,637$54,766$54,500

$32,727

Average Earnings

$37,925

Average Male

$27,953

Average Female

Greeneville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Greeneville Language by Age

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Greeneville Language

95.99% of Greeneville residents speak only English, while 4.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.86% of the population.

Greeneville Language

Greeneville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,3522,22117.98%
Black63613821.70%
Multiple35313437.96%
Hispanic75813117.28%
Other1323627.27%

18.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.38%

Male Poverty Rate

17.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Greeneville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Greeneville is Multiple, with 37.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Greeneville is Hispanic, with 17.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.62%.

Greeneville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.11%
High School17.31%
Some College15.85%
Bachelors or Greater7.49%

Greeneville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed51.81%
Male Unemployed16.67%
Male Employed10.13%
Female Employed8.34%

Greeneville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Greeneville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,121$55,065
Families$48,088$71,221
Married Families$64,889-
Non Families$19,779$31,176
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Income by Household Type

Greeneville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.3%

Male Marriage Rate

37.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Greeneville Married by Age and Sex

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Greeneville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Greeneville Marital Status by Race

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Greeneville Marital Status

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1,069

Number of Veterans

960

Male Veterans

109

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam352
First Gulf War209
Korea126
Second Gulf War116
World War II27

Greeneville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+302
35 to 54275
55 to 64214
65 to 74197
18 to 3481

Greeneville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9108.40%
Black9118.84%
Native American68100.00%

Greeneville Veterans by Race

Greeneville Veterans by Education

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9.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Greeneville Veterans by Education

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47.3%

Labor Force Participation

44.8%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Greeneville Employment by Age

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Greeneville Employment by Race

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Greeneville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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64.44%

Born in Greeneville

97.86%

Native Born

2.14%

Foreign Born

0.86%

Non Citizen

1.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.86% of Greeneville residents were born in the United States, with 64.44% having been born in Tennessee. 0.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Greeneville Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202114,693-99-0.67%
202014,792-99-0.66%
201914,891-99-0.66%
201814,990380.25%
201714,952490.33%
201614,903-103-0.69%
201515,006500.33%
201414,956410.27%
201314,915-111-0.74%
201215,026-132-0.87%
201115,1581230.82%
201015,035-163-0.11%
200015,1981,6661.17%
199013,532-565-0.41%
198014,0973750.27%
197013,7221,9631.56%
196011,7593,0383.03%
19508,7211,9372.54%
19406,7841,2402.04%
19305,5441,7693.92%
19203,7751,9753.77%
19001,8000.00%

Greeneville Population by Year